Adobe is pulling its Flash Player plug-in from Android’s Google Play store. It follows a decision to halt development of the software for mobile devices. The plug-in allows multimedia content created using the Flash format to be viewed via a web browser. Adobe will continue to develop the player for PCs. It will also support Air – a tool which lets developers turn web-based applications using Flash into standalone mobile apps. The Flash Player had been popular on Google Play – with two-thirds of users giving it a top score. Read the full story at the BBC.
Adobe Flash Player exits Android Google Play store
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Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).